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NSU Cello Piano Recital Oct. 18

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NATCHITOCHES, La. – Cellist Evan Drachman and pianist Richard Dowling will present a recital at Northwestern State University Thursday, Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall.

The admission is free and open to the public. The concert is presented by the Mrs. H.D. Dear Sr. and Alice E. Dear School of Creative and Performing Arts at Northwestern State and the Piatigorsky Foundation.

Drachman is an active solo and chamber music performer. He is founder and artistic director of the Piatigorsky Foundation and he has become one of the most respected authorities on the presentation of live classical music for diverse audiences.

In 1999, Drachman recorded his first CD, A Frog He Went a Courting, with Dowling.  Following this success, Drachman and Dowling released two more recordings, Infinity in 2004 and Romance and Revelation in 2007. Drachman has appeared regularly as soloist with orchestras and in recitals and chamber music performances across the United States, Europe and Asia. Drachman studied at the Peabody Conservatory, the New England Conservatory, and the Curtis Institute of Music.  He has spent his summers performing at music festivals in the United States and abroad.

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